IELTS Speaking topic: A situation that others didn’t tell you the whole truth

Describe a situation that others didn’t tell you the whole truth.
You should say:
what that situation was
who was involved
why they didn’t tell you the whole truth
and explain how you felt when you found out you were not told the whole truth.

Let me tell you about the experience I met when I bought a new microwave oven several months ago in a big shopping mall. It was a quite expensive microwave so I asked the salesman whether it was a brand new one. She replied to me that it was never be used before. So I took it home, but after trying for several times, I found the equipment was not working as it claimed to be. The food in the oven was still cold after heated for even 5 minutes. It seemed to be something wrong with the equipment.

Therefore, I telephoned the after-sales department in that shop to tell them the faulty machine. They sent a technician to my home to examine the machine. That man admitted that my microwave was once sold to others before, and returned afterwards, so I bought a broken one, and I felt I was cheated and fooled by that salesman obviously. I was really angry with that salesman, I thought I trusted her, but she didn’t tell me the truth. That crafty saleswoman really made me sick. So I returned that microwave immediately and made my mind that I would never buy anything from that shopping mall again.


  1. Thankyou soooooo much!!! I am so suprised that you wrote this article:) thank you:)

  2. thank you so much!

  3. Today I got this topic in my speaking exam , well I give example of service station of my car .

  4. ramandeep kaur

    04/08/2015 at 00:44

    A Very good topic written by you…thanks it really work for me

  5. Santokh Singh

    20/12/2015 at 16:32

    It is fantastic thanxxx for a’lot

  6. Tajinder Gill

    31/12/2015 at 09:16

    it was very helpful for me ,, thanxx man

  7. It was really helpful to me. I think that it should be used Saleswoman instead of Salesman as The salesperson was a lady.

  8. hi thanks for this topic i have a question how can i writing and speaking beater


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